Cleveland,  Charles

Cleveland, Charles

Male 1802 -

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  • Name Cleveland, Charles  [1
    Born 3 Dec 1802  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I24206  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | Charlemagne I Descendant, Ancestors of President Cleveland, The Hyde History, William The Conqueror Descendent
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Cleveland, Charles,   b. 21 Jun 1772, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1872  (Age 99 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Tredwell, Mehitable,   b. 27 Jul 1775,   d. 20 Aug 1840  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1797  [1
    Family ID F7464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Family Crest
    Cleveland Family Crest
    Cleveland Family Crest
    This interesting surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a regional name from a district in North Yorkshire around Middlebrough. The derivation of Cleveland, which first appears circa 1110 in the Yorkshire Charters as "Clivelanda", is from the Olde English pre 7th Century "clif", cliff or hill, with "land", land; thus, "a hilly district". During the Middle Ages, when it became more usual for people to migrate from their birthplace, they would often adopt the placename as a means of identification, thus resulting in a wide dispersal of the name. In the case of regional names they tended to be acquired when someone travelled a considerable distance from his original home, where a specific locational name would be meaningless to his new neighbours. Early recordings from Yorkshire Church Registers include: the christening of Christiane Cleveland on May 16th 1574, at Filey, and the christening of Ann Cleveland on August 10th 1599, at Normanton. A Coat of Arms granted to a family of the name is described thus: "Per chevron black and ermine a chevron engrailed counterchanged, the Crest being a demi old man proper habited blue having on a cap red turned up with a hair front, holding in the dexter hand a spear headed silver on the top of which is fixed a line proper passing behind him, and coiled up in the sinister hand. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Cleveland, which was dated April 20th 1572, recorded at Filey, Yorkshire, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1, known as "Good Queen Bess", 1558 - 1603. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
    Cleveland Family Crest
    Cleveland Family Crest

  • Sources 
    1. [S206] Hyde Genealogy Descendants in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines by Reuben Hyde Walworth, Reuben Hyde Walworth, (Date: 1864;).